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Ione in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ione's Chinatown

 
 
Ione's Chinatown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa May 2011
1. Ione's Chinatown Marker
Inscription.  Looking North from this monument lies 5.22 acres which was originally deeded to Ky Kee, Hop Wah Chung, Quong On Long and Chang Hang Co. in 1883. Known as Chinatown, the community was comprised of stores, homes and a Joss House. At the peak of population approximately 1,000 Chinese lived in this town and the surrounding area.
 
Erected 1970 by Chispa Parlor No. 40, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 21.216′ N, 120° 55.751′ W. Marker is in Ione, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Eldorado Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ione CA 95640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ione Parlor No. 33, N.S.G.W. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Stewart Co. Store (approx. 0.2 miles
Ione's Chinatown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa May 2011
2. Ione's Chinatown Marker
away); Ione City Hall and Police Offices (approx. ¼ mile away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Ione City Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Iron Ivan (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Red Brick Building Saloon (approx. ¼ mile away); Ione Brewery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ione.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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